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HTA training week and 2nd National HTA Conference, Chandigarh, India

By Juliet Amanda Rose Eames
Category : Others, Training

From 23rd to 25th February 2018, three members from HITAP’s International Unit (HIU) went to Chandigarh, India. Two separate events occurred in Chandigarh during this time. The first was the 7th International Fellowship on Health Technology Assessment, a week-long HTA training workshop from 19th to 23rd February for members of organisations who will be involved […]

My Experience Attending PMAC 2018 Conference

By Md Rajibul Islam
Category : Learning

Last month, I had the opportunity to attend the PMAC 2018 conference. I cannot help myself expressing immense pleasure to be a part as a participant in the mega event where I met many intelligent and sharp international colleagues and one health expert from different one health global network. Under the theme “Making the World […]

China Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Hub

By Waranya Rattanavipapong
Category : Others

The past few years have seen significant progress in the development of Health Technology Assessment (HTA) in China. The China National Health Development Research Center (CNHDRC), the national focal point for HTA in China, has stepped up efforts to roll out HTA activities in many ways in order to support the growth of medical science […]

iDSI celebrates Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day

By Sneha Rajbhandari and Saudamini Dabak
Category : Others

The International Decision Support Initiative (iDSI) celebrated Universal Health Coverage (UHC) day on 12th December 2017 at the Center for Global Development (CGD) in Washington DC. The event was titled ‘Better Decisions, Better Health: Practical Experiences Supporting UHC from around the world”. Prof. Kalipso Chalkidou from CGD and Imperial College London gave an overview of […]

The HITAP International Unit (HIU) heads to Indonesia

By Juliet Amanda Rose Eames
Category : In-Country Experience, Others

The recent Indonesia visit is an illustration of iDSI’s ongoing commitment to building capacity in developing countries. HITAP visits help national bodies learn how to conduct Health Technology Assessments, strengthening decision-making processes and enabling gains in the quantity and quality of healthcare that a country can provide to its people. The location for this visit, […]

Hitotsubashi University Health Economics International Workshop “Implementation of HTA in Japan and other Asian countries”

By Waranya Rattanavipapong
Category : Learning, Others

Universal health coverage (UHC) is a key national aspiration for Japan and Thailand and both countries have generally succeeded in achieving their UHC policy goals. Health technology assessment (HTA) has been adopted to support the process of moving towards UHC. However, HTA implementation has evolved differently in Japan and Thailand on account of the inherently […]


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